Teacher Gift Ideas
The holidays are here and it’s time to make our lists, and check them twice! At or near the top of our tallies should be a very special person in our kids’ lives, their teachers! Teachers are often left out of the celebrations, but they shouldn’t be! They work hard to teach our children throughout the year and they should definitely get some recognition and fun gifts to go along with it. There’s nothing better than giving and receiving a DIY gift. DIY Teacher gifts are perfect for any occasion and can actually be customized for anyone.
These DIY Gifts are perfect for the holidays, Teacher Appreciation Week, birthdays or any other special occasion in their lives. They’re also a great choice for end of the school year or even team mom gifts.
Are you looking for DIY Teacher Gift Ideas? Take a look at the list below and get ready to make something fun with your child for their teacher!
DIY Coffee Cup
Ann’s Entitled Life | DIY Winter Cup Gift
Turn those disposable cups into something more with this tutorial on how to create a DIY winter coffee cup. The tutorial uses disposable cups, but you can also use a plain-jane plastic travel mug and spruce it up to your heart’s content!
Pamper Your Teacher With a Pamper Pack
Fun Learning Life | Pamper Pack
These DIY packs make the perfect teacher gifts and are easily customized to fit any style. They are easy to make and are great for giving to those who enjoy a little pampering.
Snowman Hot Chocolate Gift Set
In the Kid’s Kitchen | Snowman Hot Chocolate Gift Set
This hot chocolate gift set is a fun gift to give, especially during the holidays or throughout the cold winter months. These cups are turned into cute snowmen and include some delicious hot chocolate necessities inside.
Apple Cinnamon Granola Gift
Debra Klein | Apple Cinnamon Granola Gift
Give a fun and delicious treat so that teachers can snack throughout the day. This apple cinnamon granola is easy to make and will be a great gift for teachers to munch on during those busy school days.
DIY Teacher Canvas Wall Art Gift
Simplify Create Inspire | DIY Teacher Canvas Wall Art Gift
The gift of a hand-decorated canvas that showcases just how important teachers are. Not only does it make a great gift that they can hang on their wall, they’ll also be reminded of just how special they are.
Candy Cane Hot Cocoa Pops
Boulder Locavore | Candy Cane Hot Cocoa Pops
Another great idea for the holidays, these cute candy cane hot cocoa pops will satisfy the sweet tooth for any teacher in your life.
DIY Rose Water Face Spray
Pink Fortitude | DIY Rose Water Face Spray
A quick and easy gift that will allow teachers to feel refreshed throughout the day, this DIY rose water face spray makes agreat DIY gift, and it’s the perfect addition to any pampering set.
Candy Cane & Lime Swirl Bath Salts
Boulder Locavore | Candy Cane & Lime Swirl Bath Salts
A fun and unique gift to give, these swirl bath salts can be used for end of the year teacher gifts, birthdays, holiday, or anytime gifts!
DIY Earrings with the Cricut Machine
Sew Simple Home | DIY Earrings
If you’re crafty and happen to have one of the hottest machines out there right now, the Cricut, you can create these unique and stylish earrings they can wear throughout the year.
DIY Buffalo Check Painted Pots
The Soccer Mom Blog | Buffalo Check Painted Pots
These hand-painted plaid pots are perfect for the holidays and teacher appreciation week. You can fill them with all kinds of different goodies, and they can reuse the pots when the treats are gone. Best of all, this is a fun project for your helps to help with too!
DIY Nail Polish Painted Mugs
Strength and Sunshine | DIY Nail Polish Painted Mugs
I love this one because there is no need to have to out and buy expensive craft paint. Just use nail polish! Yes! Nail polish can be used to create these unique mugs that are perfect for coffee, hot chocolate or hot tea. Teachers will love the creativity!
DIY Unicorn Pencil Holder
The Soccer Mom Blog | DIY Unicorn Pencil Holder
Teachers can add a bit of sparkle and magic to their desk with these cute DIY pencil holders. This pencil holder is actually a repurposed metal pen/pencil holder that is turned into something awesome and loveable!
Teach Jar Gifts
Charm of Gifts | DIY Jar Gifts
These are great inspirations on the many different ways you can create easy jar gifts for teachers. You can fill them up with their favorite candy or other goodies. You can also print any of the gift tags to use on the gifts.
Festive Holiday Mason Jars
Happiest Camper | Mason Jar Gift
Perfect for Christmas, these holiday themed mason jars can be used for candies and other sweets. This is another great gift where kids can get creative juices flowing and make their own designs.
Vanilla Latte Sugar Scrub
Three Different Directions | Vanilla Latte Sugar Scrub
Another great way for teachers to pamper themselves, this vanilla sugar scrub is so easy to make. Best of all, you can customize any of the gift wrapping so it can be used for the holidays or other special occasions.
Vanilla & Honey DIY Lip Scrub
The Soccer Mom Blog | Vanilla & Honey DIY Lip Scrub
Gift the gift of keeping their lips healthy and hydrated! This vanilla and honey lip scrub can be a great addition to any gift basket or can be a gift all its own.
DIY Tin Case
A Cowboy’s Life | DIY Tin Can Vase
This DIY tin case can be used for multiple purposes. It’s a versatile gift that can be used to hold flowers, pens/pencils or can even fill it with their favorite candy. This is another gift that the kids can help with, and it would look so pretty on their desk!
Teachers are too important in our kiddo’s lives to be forgotten! They, along with team moms and other important leaders in their worlds deserve the best, but you don’t have to worry about spending more than you can. Try any of one of these ideas to bring a smile to a very special person to them.
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Barbara is the mom behind the blog. She began writing in 2012 as the creator of Hello Life, a craft & lifestyle blog. As life evolved, and her kids became more involved in sports, she aimed to create a site that would resonate with moms like her, and in 2017 Modern Sports Mom was born. Like many of today’s mamas, she loves being creative, cooking, and fashion, and when there are a few minutes to spare, a good book. A baseball and football mom, she is fueled by her strong faith, dedication to her family, and coffee. Lots and lots of coffee! Barbara lives in California with her husband, kids, dog, and cat.